224 pages , OUP Oxford , 2014-01-30 Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct and indirect impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical, ionising and non-ionising radiation, and noise hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environme...[Read More]
178 pages , Institute of Southeast Asian Studies , 1993 The problem of environmental degradation in the ASEAN region cannot be underestimated. The articles in this book examine some of the common environmental issues faced by countries in the region. They provide a brief overview of some major environmental problems such as fisheries management, tropcal deforestation, an...[Read More]
432 pages , Springer Publishing Company , 2011-01-28 2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Professional Development and Issues! "This collected scholarship...will inform the personal/professional evolution of caring and nursing into this century and beyond, inviting new visions of the evolved human in the world of practice, education, research, administration, and clinical...[Read More]
329 pages , Springer , 2016-12-09 This book offers a novel interpretation of the Great Recession and the ensuing Euro Crisis as a consequence of the evolution of capitalism since the 1970s. Chapters argue that the neoliberal development trajectory pursued in recent decades is unsustainable, and posit that neither sound macroeconomics nor empirical data support the unqual...[Read More]
The biocapacity or biological capacity of an ecosystem is an estimate of its production of certain biological materials such as natural resources, and its absorption and filtering of other materials such as carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. â€œUseful biological materialsâ€ are defined as those demanded by the human economy.
Biocapacity is expressed in terms of global hectares per person...[Read More]
353 pages , Amer Society of Mechanical , 2008 This text will serve as a valuable reference to widely applicable and critically important geo-environmental topics for pipeline engineers worldwide. The topics covered include route selection, open cut and elevated river crossings, horizontal directional drilling, and much more.
339 pages , CRC Press , 2016-04-19 As time goes forward, the availability of affordable and accessible petroleum products decreases while the negative environmental impact increases. If we want to sustain our current way of life, which includes massive energy consumption, it is necessary to find alternatives to fossil fuels to prevent fuel shortages and to preserve and r...[Read More]
Strategic sustainable investing (SSI) is an investment strategy that recognizes and rewards leading companies that are moving society towards sustainability. SSI relies on a consensus-based scientific definition of sustainability, and the assumption that â€˜Backcasting from Principles of Sustainabilityâ€™, whereby a vision of a sustainable future is set as the reference point for developi...[Read More]
598 pages , Waveland Press , 2016-12-15 Engineers in multiple disciplinesâ€”environmental, chemical, civil, and mechanicalâ€”contribute to our understanding of air pollution control. To that end, Noel de Nevers has incorporated these multiple perspectives into an engaging and accessible overview of the subject. While based on the fundamentals of chemical engine...[Read More]